English version

underarm

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sport
underarmun‧der‧arm1 /ˈʌndərɑːm $ -ɑːrm/ adverb  DS British English if you throw a ball underarm, you throw it without moving your arm above your shoulder opp overarm syn underhand American English
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underarmHe was also the only player known to throw underarm.
underarmunderarm2 adjective  1 [only before noun] relating to or used on your armpits underarm hair underarm deodorants2 an underarm throw is one where you throw a ball without moving your arm above your shoulder opp overarm underarm bowling
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underarmunderarm deodorant
underarmunderarm3 noun [countable]  the hollow area under your arm, where it joins your body syn armpit
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underarmShe shaved her legs and underarms, and shampooed her hair.
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